10/02/2017

JESTAK Simulacrum of Deity, carved with two horse and ram heads

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FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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Dhyangro Handle no 26, detail, coming soon

no. 1010

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OBJECT OF THE DAY

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JESTAK

Simulacrum of Deity, carved with

two horse and ram heads

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Kalasha.

Chitral, Pakistan. Coll. P. Graziosi, 1955-60

Florence, Museo Etnologia & Antropologia

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Jestak, simulacro di divinita', intagliato in legno con due teste di cavallo e di ariete.

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Dhyangro Handle no 26, detail, coming soon

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MASK OF THE DAY

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Bhandari

KTM

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Dhyangro Handle no 4. Detail.

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14/01/2017

Alti Sentieri d'Asia vita, cultura e miti dei Popoli dell'Hindu Kush

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FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 - 2017

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no 1004

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Alti Sentieri d'Asia

vita, cultura e miti dei Popoli dell'Hindu Kush

Nuovi Allestimenti al Museo di Antropologia

di Firenze

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Paolo Graziosi, Gabriele Romiti, Piero Morandi Collections

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Kundurik, funerary statue of ancestor on his throne, Kalash. Chitral, Pakistan.  Graziosi Collection 1955-60

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Simulacrum of deity, carved with two horse and ram heads. Kalash. Chitral, Pakistan.  Graziosi Collection 1955-60

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Equestrian statue, memorial of an illustrious defunct. Kalash. Chitral, Pakistan.  Graziosi Collection 1955-60

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Kundurik, funerary statue of ancestor on his throne, Kalash. Chitral, Pakistan.  Graziosi Collection 1955-60

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Graziosi, Romiti, Morandi collections.

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Wooden column, carved with anthropomorphic figures. Nuristan. Romiti Collection, 1970.

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Bronze and iron dagger hilts. Kati, Bumburet, Chitral, Pakistan. Coll. Piero Morandi 1969

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Funerary statue, wood of Cedrus deodara.  Kalash. Chitral, Pakistan.  Graziosi Collection 1955-60

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Sculptures representing two opposing rams heads, architectural elements of the Jestak-han, the temple of the goddess Jestak. Kalash. Chitral, Pakistan.  Graziosi Collection 1955-60

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Funerary statue, wood of Cedrus deodara.  Kalash. Chitral, Pakistan.  Graziosi Collection 1955-60

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Funerary statue, wood of Cedrus deodara.  Kalash. Chitral, Pakistan.  Graziosi Collection 1955-60

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Cheu, traditional Kalash female dress in sheep's wool; Kupass typical female hat with cowries; Gringa: spiral shaped, silver female necklace; on hands: Shushtr: female front wool band with cowries and metal pendants; Kalun: red dyed, goat leather shoes. Kalash, Kati. Bumburet, Chitral, Pakistan. Coll. Paolo Graziosi, Piero Morandi 1969.

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Chelik: wool children clothes with stripes; Kashong: brown wool, male headdress; Saweu: wicker tray. Kalash, Kati. Bumburet, Chitral, Pakistan. Coll. Paolo Graziosi 1955.

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Carved wooden house door with two stylized ram's heads, symbol of social rank. Waigal. Nuristan, Afghanistan. Coll. G. Romiti 1974

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Kundurik, funerary statue of ancestor on his throne, Kalash. Chitral, Pakistan.  Graziosi Collection 1955-60

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Dhyangro Handle no 9. Detail.

26/11/2016

Himalayan Nepalese Gurung tribal male mask

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Annapurna, Bhraka (3360 m), Photo BENOIT DENIAUD

2008 2016

no. 1000

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LARGE ANCIENT

GURUNG MASK

H: 30cm (11.8in)
W: 23cm (9.1in)
D: 20cm (7.9in)

(Mask no. 251)

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Left Side view Photo Ethnoflorence

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Left Side View detail Photo Ethnoflorence

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Magar Mask (Mask no 247)

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WEB EXHIBITION

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Enzo Mordacci

and

the Tribal Arts of the Himalayas

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2015's Web Exhibition

curated by 

Ethnoflorence & Andrea Mordacci

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The Museum of Anthropology and Ethnology of Florence

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has

re-opens to the public the room dedicated to the peoples of the Hindu Kush.

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At the center of the exhibition is the equestrian statue called "gandau", celebrating the illustrious ancestors, an expression of the culture of the Kalasha valleys of Chitral, Pakistan.

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31/08/2016

"Masques. Miniatures de Côte d'Ivoire de Guinée et du Libéria"

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INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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INDIAN MUSEUM KOLKATA

EFFIGY OF KHALASH

2008-2016

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/

AN INTERDISCIPLINARY POINT OF VIEW

N.963

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PARIS

PARCOURS DES MONDES

2016

La Librairie Mazarine vous invite à la la signature du livre

"Masques. Miniatures de Côte d'Ivoire de Guinée et du Libéria"

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le mercredi 7 septembre, durant Parcours des Mondes de 16h à 19h.

www.lamazarine.fr

 

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L'aventure des Arts Premiers

L'Evolution d'un regard

Le Sources

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PAUL GUILLAUME

AFRICAN SCULPTURES

VALENTINE GALLERY

43 East 57th Street

presents

AFRICAN SCULPTURES

March Twenty-Fourth

to 

April Twelfth

1930

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Photo credit Sotheby's 

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27/07/2016

Niedermayer, Oskar von and Diez, Ernst. Afganistan.

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INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN FOLK 

AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 2016

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Content of the post

WOODEN IDOLS OF KAFIRISTAN

Mask of the Day

TRIBAL ART LONDON

FAGLI FESTIVAL

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Vintage Postcards and early bibliography,

A selected iconography

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Niedermayer

 Afganistan

Leipzig, Karl W. Hiersemann

1924

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This book is based on photographs and other material obtained by Niedermeyer and his colleagues during the German secret mission to Kabul in World War I, when they attempted to engage Afghanistan in a Holy War against British India.

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WOODEN IDOLS OF KAFIRISTAN.

Photos of 1915-1916

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Ethnoflorence 

Mask of the Day

Old male Southern Nepal Rajbanchi mask

(Mask Inventory no.71)

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Side view

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Base of the mask

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TRIBAL ART LONDON

31st August-4th September

2016

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Fagli Festival - DEVTA BITHU NARAYAN - Thachi- Kullu Himachal Pradesh


Thachi Fagli Is The Festival Of Devta Bithu Narayan. All The People of the beautiful Thachi valley, At Least one From Each Family come to The Place of Bithu Narayan and this festival celebrated for 7 Days. Bithu Narayan Thachi Hoom Is Celebrated Yearly But The Fagli Festival Is Celebrated Once In A Four Year. In This Event People With Mask Dance On The Fagli Music (Dev Dhun) Called Madhiye. And the Jleb ( People Trevle With Devta) of Bithu Narayan trevel every village of the area and celebrate the festival for 7 days. This tradition is being played by the people of old. Here is the unwavering faith of the people towards their God Bithi Narayan.Thats why people take part in this celebration recorded overwhelming and Devta is always on the people of the Valley of the Gods.

17/01/2015

VOYAGES DANS L'HIMALAYA COLLECTION MUSEE ASIATICA 2009

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NURISTAN KAFIRI TRIBAL ART

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Catalogue of the National Museum of Afghanistan, 1931-1985, UNESCO Publishing, 2006

 

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Wooden effigy depicting a man seated on a chair (in poor condition).

National Museum of Afghanistan, Kabul, 1954

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Wooden effigy depicting a man seated on a decorated chair and wearing a conical head-dress, large necklace and embroidered trousers (probably a distinguished chief).

National Museum of Afghanistan, Kabul, 1954.

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Wooden effigy depicting a horseman wearing a conical head-dress and carrying a dagger, a hand-gun with a carridge-belt and a shield on his back.

National Museum of Afghanistan, Kabul, 1954

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Wooden effigy depicting a woman standing, her eyes made of shells, wearing a double chain of jewels on her head and a coat adorned with wicker motifs.

National Museum of Afghanistan, Kabul, 1954.

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Wooden effigy depicting a woman standing, wearing a chain with a jewel on her forehead. She is said to be covered with dried blood.

National Museum of Afghanistan, Kabul, 1954

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Wooden effigy depicting a bearded man standing, with a large turban and a coat decorated with wickerwork motifs. A Nuristani dagger in his right hand.

National Museum of Afghanistan, Kabul, 1954.

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Wooden effigy depicting an old man, with large turban and a long beard, seated on a small stool.

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Wooden effigy depicting a man standing with slightly bent knees.

National Museum of Afghanistan, Kabul, 1954.

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Wooden effigy depicting a female goddess of goat fertility.

National Museum of Afghanistan, Kabul, 1954.

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Wooden effigy depicting a female goddess of goat fertility.

National Museum of Afghanistan, Kabul, 1954.

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MASK OF THE DAY

ROBERT BRUNDAGE

COLLECTION

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13/05/2014

Mysterious Tibet New York Tribune Nov 29 1903

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MYSTERIOUS TIBET

 

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NEW YORK TRIBUNE

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 29 1903

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MASKS OF THE DAY

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Old Masks in the Tibetan

Shannan Trandruk Monastery

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Photo

Erik Torner

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INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN MASKS

A

LIVING TRADITION

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INDIA

Garhwal area

Two masks

in action

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NEPAL

Masked character

in a Magar Village festival

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A

VISIT

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TO THE

KABUL

NATIONAL MUSEUM

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14/03/2010

NURISTANI BUILDINGS LENNART EDELBERG NEPAL MASKS NEPALESE MASKS NEPAL CROWNED MASK. AUTRES MAITRES DE L'INDE CREATIONS CONTEMPORAINES DES ADIVASI MUSEE DU QUAY BRANLY PARIS

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INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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2008 2016

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OTHER MASTERS OF INDIA

EXHIBITION IN PARIS

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contemporary creations of the Adivasis
Musee du Quai Branly , Paris.

From  30th march to 18th july 2010

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Curators and advisor of the exhibition : Jyotindra Jain,  Jean-Pierre Mohen, Vikas Harish.

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NURISTANI BUILDINGS

 LENNART EDELBERG
Jutland Archeological Society Publications XVIII, 1984
Jysk Arkaeologisk Selskab, Moesgard, Aerhus.

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A rare book devoted to the hidden and unknown culture of the Nuristan.

Absolutely to have.

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Nuristsani building components in the MOESGAARD MUSEUM.

Unique documentation.

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HIMALAYAN DRAWINGS

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Völkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich, 2001. 304 pages, 283 colour illustrations, 59  black and white, 1 map.

Robert Powell, Michael Oppitz

About this interesting book, please read the writing of Mr Mark Turin on Digital Himalaya web site:
http://www.digitalhimalaya.com/projectteam/turin/abstract...

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CROWNED MASKS OF THE HIMALAYAS

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 Old southern Nepal (?) crowned mask

(Inventory no. 2)

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Old Rajbanchi crowned mask

(Inventory no. 19)

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Old Himalayan demon mask, Northern Nepal (Inventory no.37)

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Ancient crowned southern Nepal

Rajbanchi mask

(Inventory no.18)

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